Brown V Board Of Education Essay

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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for African American and Caucasian students to be unconstitutional. In Topeka, Kansas there was a girl named Linda Brown. She was driven five and a half miles to school only for African Americans when she lived about four blocks away from a public school. The public school was not full and she met all of the requirements to attend – all but one that is Linda Brown was African American and African American weren’t allowed to go to Caucasian children’s schools. In 1954 thirteen parents filed a class action suit against the Board of Education of Topeka in hope for equal education opportunities for their children the decision overturned the Plessey v. Ferguson decision of 1896, which allowed state-sponsored segregation as it applied to public education. On May 17, 1954, the Warren Court 's harmonious decision stated that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." The case of brown v. board of education was one of the biggest turning points for African Americans to becoming accepted into white…show more content…
Board of Education have been brought to the nation 's attention. The opinions of many African Americans seem to be slightly different than a Caucasian person .The language that African Americans use is slightly more contrary and a little more worried about America 's integration of schools even thirty years after this event took place. The Caucasians tends to think that affiliation was seen more in schools in the years after this case. The writer’s demonstration that the school system is improving and only a few changes need to be altered. The verbal language used in the African American articles and the mainstream articles are similar, but from an African American’s perspective, integration is still well alive and a major issue that needs to be worked
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